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Robert Edwards Jr.


1928 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Robert Edwards Jr. Obituary
A Public Gathering for Mr. Robert K. Edwards, Jr., age 87, of Inverness, Florida, will be held from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm and 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to , 21754 State Rd 54, Lutz, FL 33549. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com.
Mr. Edwards was born May 4, 1928 in Southampton, NY, son of the late Robert and Henrietta (Locker) Edwards. He died February 7, 2016 in Lecanto, FL. Mr. Edwards was a member of the National Guard. He worked as a troubleshooter for the Long Island Lighting Company, retiring in 1989 after 40 years of service. He split his time between Calverton, NY and Florida. He enjoyed keeping himself busy by performing home improvement projects, arts and crafts, making toy planes out of aluminum cans, bicycling, air boating, helping people and boating, water skiing and fishing on Long Island Sound. Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Marcy J. Edwards of Inverness, 2 sons, Robert K. (Nancy) Edwards, III of Center Moriches and Terry L. Edwards of Riverhead, NY, daughter, Marcy J. (Gerald) Pace of Citrus Springs, 7 grandchildren, Eric W. (Elena) Kart, Michele (Jason) Thompson, Sharon Edwards, Brian Edwards, Joshua Edwards, Timothy Edwards and Rebecca Edwards and 7 great grandchildren, Olivia Kart, Alex Martinez, Jayden Wagner, Leah Thompson, Lorelai Thompson, Alyssa Thompson and Katie Thompson.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Feb. 9, 2016
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